Press Release: DFW FURNITURE TO LIQUIDATE NINE (9) STORE LOCATIONS
Columbus, Ohio, November 15, 2013 –- Designer Furniture Warehouse, LLC, dba DFW Furniture, a furniture retailer operating eleven (11) stores in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania since 2004, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on November 13, 2013 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division. DFW Furniture has requested Court approval of Going-Out-Of-Business/Bankruptcy Liquidation sales at nine (9) of its eleven (11) locations. These sales will be managed for DFW Furniture by Planned Furniture Promotions, Inc., the nation’s foremost furniture liquidation specialist. . The Huntington, West Virginia store will be permanently closed. The Columbus, Ohio store will continue to operate under the direct management and control of DFW Furniture.
DFW Furniture intends to work with the customers who have made deposits prior to the Chapter 11 filing. DFW Furniture’s goal is to honor as many of these deposits as possible under the circumstances. “This was an important aspect of the bankruptcy filing”, said Charles Kidder, president, DFW Furniture. “DFW Furniture wanted this bankruptcy to have as little negative impact our loyal customers as possible, so we worked very closely with our legal team and the bankruptcy court to put our customers first.” Store customers with deposits and open orders will receive instructions for completing their orders from DFW Furniture.
“We’re proud to have been chosen by DFW Furniture, to assist the company in this difficult time,” said Tom Liddell, Sr. Vice-President of Planned Furniture Promotions. “We look forward to assisting DFW Furniture in completing the customer orders that were placed prior to the Bankruptcy filing, and also conducting a sale that will benefit the many loyal customers and the company’s, vendors and.”
DFW Furniture’s nine (9) stores will be closed for a short period, to complete an inventory and prepare for the liquidation, followed by the public sale to commence in a few weeks. (Early December)
For information and updates regarding the upcoming event, consumers are encouraged to frequently check DFW Furniture’s website – www.dfwfurniture.com
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